In her own words: Tig Notaro on the decision to reveal her scars most truthfully and literally onstage
Tig Notaro has the first and more dramatic documentaries about her recent life debuting this month at the Sundance Film Festival. Tig will screen five times this week at Sundance. It covers a trying period in Notaro's life in 2012, when, as the film's description notes: "Having just recovered from a... [Read More]
Judd Apatow’s stand-up comedy resurrection
Immaturity is funny, so says all-American comedy maven Judd Apatow, who’s best known for creating the genius, short-lived, cult TV show, Freaks and Geeks and his ensuing plethora of raunchy blockbusters. What Judd’s not so known for is his abridged stand-up career, which ran shorter than... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman
Sarah Silverman’s new HBO special We Are Miracles opens with the comedian outside the club where she’s about to perform. A car full of presumed gangbangers stops to chat her up. They mock her for performing in the tiny side room at L.A.’s Largo, which seats just 39 people, and Silv... [Read More]
Take a peek at Sarah Silverman’s upcoming stand-up special
While a teaser clip for Sarah Silverman’s upcoming HBO stand-up special has been floating around for a while now. HBO just released a preview clip for the special, giving an better look at the special which she taped at The Largo, in front of an intimate crowd. Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles... [Read More]
People Still Buy Comedy Records: Tig Notaro sells 75,000 copies of Live, is technically more popular than Kiss
As heartbreaking as the content may have been, Tig Notaro’s already-legendary Largo set was an overwhelming comedic success. Now, with sales figures rolling in for the recording of the set, it’s a certified commercial success as well. Live, which was released exclusively on Louis C.K.’s site, has re... [Read More]
Tig Notaro sold 55,000 downloads of her album via Louis C.K.’s website
This past Friday Tig Notaro released the audio from her set at the Largo comedy club in LA through Louis C.K.’s website. It’s the set many know as the “I have cancer” set in which Notaro revealed to the world that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer, ended a long-term r... [Read More]
Tig Notaro's Acclaimed Largo Stand-up Set Is Now Available on Louis C.K.'s Website
Comedian Tig Notaro received a great deal of praise from the comedy community in August for a performance at the Los Angeles venue Largo in which she announced she had breast cancer and spoke honestly about the news (and some other personal hardships) in a hilarious, insightful, and heartfelt set. T... [Read More]
Tig Notaro’s very special interview with Conan; “Live” Largo CD available online
Pneumonia. C. diff. Death. Break-ups. Breast cancer. Let's joke about it. How about not? Let's type about it, and step aside so Tig Notaro herself can joke about the paths her life has taken over the past several months, as she sat down to recount he... [Read More]
TONIGHT: Punchline Magazine 5th Anniversary show at Largo
Our friends over at punchlinemagazine.com are celebrating their fifth birthday, and they're doing it bi-coastally. So if you missed the NYC bash on October 5th, don't despair: you can still represent west coast-style by going to Largo at the Coronet on Monday night. As you can see from the flyer above, this show features Greg Proops, Chris Hardwick, Jeff Garlin, Maria Bamford and Marc Maron. Need I say more? Maybe: tickets can be had via (310) 855-0350 or laughstub.com. [Read More]
Marc Maron, Greg Proops, Whitney Cummings, more in all-star comedy show Oct. 11 in LA
Comedians Marc Maron, Greg Proops, Maria Bamford, Whitney Cummings and Chris Hardwick will join together on one stage at Largo in Los Angeles on Oct. 11 at 8 pm. Why, you ask? [Read More]